Wednesday 9, March 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: is empowering a new wave of entrepreneurs to make money from home by creating and selling just about anything through its intuitive e-commerce ecosystem.

Painters, designers, craftsmen and speciality goods traders find it incredibly easy to set up an account and create virtual shop fronts. They list their products for free, and reach a large audience.

From books, paintings and prints to curios, gadgets and handcrafted gifts, offers a range of products from specialised sellers. Stay at home entrepreneurs need just a laptop and an Internet connection to manage their store and keep track of payments and inventory products on their personalised “biddiboard”.

The premise is simple. Users browse attractive online stores, and buy from high-rated sellers. Their delivery shows up right to the door thanks to’s tie-up with logistics and courier partner Aramex. Payment is easy too – and can be made through all major debit and credit cards, or by asking for Cash on Delivery (COD)

“ is part e-commerce site and part vibrant community. By offering a really fresh, intuitive and easily navigable experience to consumers, we’ve created a really accessible marketplace where people buy and sell easily. And that’s empowered a whole host of creative people and micro-traders, who can now reach out to an extended audience of consumers with their products. We’ve noticed artists, painters and specialised traders setting up stores that offer specific products that customers want. And of course, takes care of everything else – from payments and delivery to managing a superb entire customer experience,” says Managing Director Carl Ghossoub.

It’s not just new products that are traded on Sellers can convert pre-owned stuff to cash too. lets sellers mark their products as slightly used or not that new in the “Description” tab.

“’s remit has always been to bring buyers and sellers together, and create a really great ecosystem that both parties find easy. And we’re beginning to see the results of that, with existing businesses doing a roaring trade and a new breed of stay at home creative people setting up cottage industries and earning money while enriching the community,” Ghossoub adds. currently covers the UAE, and will soon be in other regional markets. Head over to to start selling – or shopping – now.